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5 Easy to Follow Hair Tutorials - StumbleUpon. No matter how comfortable or confident I become in my hair styling abilities, I always seem to be on the lookout for easy style ideas to add to my daily routine.

5 Easy to Follow Hair Tutorials - StumbleUpon

While some of these are classic and don't need much instruction, it's always helpful for me to see how other's achieve their look. Here are 5 easy to follow hair tutorials that I'm excited to try: 1. The classic side pony by A Cup of Jo.2. A fishtail braid bun by My Yellow Sandbox.3. Button Statment Rings. It’s September and that means it’s time to add another statement piece to your collection…. obviously!

Button Statment Rings

I heart almost every piece Nicole Richie designs for House Of Harlow 1960, especially her oversized rings. As amazing as these rings are they’re also an easy DIY. My friend Jenni, from I Spy DIY, did a project a few months back where she transformed buttons into earrings. #SuperFab This got me thing…let’s transform buttons into statement rings! Buttons, buttons everywhere!! Materials: Buttons, Clippers, Glue, Rings With Flat Tops (available at the jewelry supply store) Use your clippers to remove the shank from the back of the button. Once you’ve made the back of the button flat, use an ample amount of glue to secure the ring to the back of the button. Here’s another hint: If you can’t find a flat ring base, Ring Pops are a fun alternative. Once the base has dried, glue on the button. I now thing I have enough new statement rings to get me through the month. DIY Braided Bead Bracelet - Honestly WTF - StumbleUpon.

It’s been awhile since our last bracelet DIY.

DIY Braided Bead Bracelet - Honestly WTF - StumbleUpon

I don’t know about you, but our wrists have been begging for another colorful addition for months now. So after playing with some materials that were already on hand, we’ve created a tutorial for a braided bead bracelet, which is a not so distant cousin of the hex nut and wrap bracelet. Because honestly, you can never have too many . . . You’ll need: Cut the waxed linen cord into a 26″ and 19″ piece. Tie a knot about half an inch down from the loops. Start braiding the strands. Push the bead against the base of the braid, and cross the left strand over the middle. Keep a finger at the base of the braid, holding the beads in their place and keeping the braid tight. Finish the bracelet with another inch of braided cord, measuring it against the wrist. Thread on a two hole button – two strands through one hole and one strand through another.

Trim the end. Your bracelet is finished! (all images by HonestlyWTF) Design Crush & Tipped Out - StumbleUpon. Adele Oh I love it!!

Design Crush & Tipped Out - StumbleUpon

I am blonde, but not sure I would dare do this to my own hair!!!! 07-20-11 » 10:03 am » Addie I absolutely LOVE this…. and if something went wrong, all you have to do is cut it off… Although, from experience, coloring blonde hair is not as great as you would expect… the color fades way faster than you would think b/c when you bleach darker hair, it kind of damages it, so the color really soaks into the hair, with blonde hair, it isnt damaged, so it doesnt soak in as well…Im such a nerd, sorry 07-20-11 » 10:08 am » Paige Seriously wishing I was blonde right about now to do this to my tips! Or would it still look cool with brown hair? 07-20-11 » 10:10 am » Kelly i’m dark brown and would try it if my hair were a bit a longer – i say go for it!

07-20-11 » 10:17 am » Sara I absolutely ADORE this look. DIY! 7 new stylish ways to de-clutter your beauty closet - StumbleUpon. DIY storybook paper roses. You’re going to love today’s DIY project so much that you’re going to want to start tearing pages out from old books tonight!

DIY storybook paper roses

Remember the storybook roses in Shanna + Richard’s wedding? Sweet, right? Floral designer, Cathy Brim of Bloom Floral Design created the elegant branch bouquets seen in their ceremony using Valerie Lloyd’s paper roses design, and now we’re jumping-out-of-the-pages excited that Valerie is sharing her DIY secrets with you! Craft Supplies:Paper Grosgrain Ribbon, ½ Width cut to 4 inch lengths 16 Gauge Wire cut to 15 inch lengths Glue Gun Glue Sticks (low temp) Scissors Wire Cutters Step 1: Gather materials.

Step 2: Cutting. Step 3: Shaping. Step 4: Rolling the center. Step 5: Attaching petals. Step 6: Finishing. How awesome is Valerie? Thanks Valerie! First photo: David and Kendrick of Our Labor of Love / other photos + tutorial by Valerie Lloyd. 20 Creative Guest Book Ideas For Wedding Reception. Silk-Dyed Eggs {aka TIE-Dyed!} I posted this tutorial a few years ago and it has become somewhat of a tradition to bring it back every year!

Silk-Dyed Eggs {aka TIE-Dyed!}

One of our family Easter traditions is dying eggs with pieces of silk. I saw a cute lady show Martha how to do it a few years ago and I ran upstairs right then to steal a tie! It’s way cooler than those cups of neon liquid that end up all over your clothes, your furniture and your hands plus it gives you an excuse to rid a man’s closet of ugly ties. Here’s the run-down: You need 100% silk for this to work. I try to find an assortment of colors and patterns. Usually it will tell you if it’s 100% silk right on the main label of the tie, but a lot of them don’t, and if that’s the case, check that little tiny end, it’s usually hiding there. The first step is to deconstruct the tie. Next you cut a piece large enough to cover an egg. Now, notice how I tied the eggs in the above photo- with the tie on the top of the long side of the egg.

I wish eggs came like this at the grocery store. Surf's Up: Beach-Ready Beauty for Everyday. By Alix Turoff It’s that time of year again.

Surf's Up: Beach-Ready Beauty for Everyday

You’ve made the switch from hot chocolate to iced vanilla lattes, broken out the Ray-Bans and gathered the girls to go bikini shopping. You can’t wait to show off your toned legs from a winter of prepping for bikini season, minus a few problems: your skin could use some serious exfoliating, your nails are chipped with remnants of Essie’s Wicked and your complexion can best be described as pasty.

Not to worry, we’ve got you covered with the best beauty products for your beach bag. Bumble and Bumble Surf Spray, $22 Beach days may as well be called bad hair days. A bathing suit guaranteed to flatter! Rescue Beauty Lounge Nail Polish, $18 All of you Esse and Opi nail polish junkies out there: listen up. Dylan’s Candy Bar Birthday Cake Batter Ice Cream Sugar Scrub , $16 It’s time to exchange the tights for denim cut-offs and suddenly the fear of showing your ashy legs on the beach strikes.

See how coffee can help reduce that pesky cellulite. HAIR COLOR HOW TO: Hair Chalking. Get ready to paint the town, I mean, your hair red....green, hot pink, or any color you like.

HAIR COLOR HOW TO: Hair Chalking

All temporary- to wash out at your next shampooing! Fun and creative, without the commitment! I'm gonna show you how to do HAIR CHALKING. This is not new, it's been around for a while, but I thought I'd do a "hair chalking" tutorial for you guys to inspire you and have fun with! So watch the tutorial below! I wouldn't normally put the red with the green and turquoise, but I wanted to see how the red would show up in my dark hair! WHAT YOU NEED: 1. 2. Now let's see how it's done: TIPS: *The chalk might come off on your shirt- you can try misting the hair with hair spray to seal it in even more. I still cannot believe how how well this colored my hair! It is so fun! And if you sleep in it- wait til you see how pretty your pillowcase looks in the morning! Post below the pictures of your "hair chalking" or tweet them to me, I'd love to see!!! Turquoise hair tips, your kandee. - Wonder Forest -: Messy chunky beach waves... Easy tutorial!

I'm one of those people who was cursed with stick straight thin hair that hates to curl.

- Wonder Forest -: Messy chunky beach waves... Easy tutorial!

I used to do the traditional "braid your hair before bed" and rag curling tricks to get nice beachy waves, but they never ended up turning out right the next day. I didn't like the fact that the process took a whole night, and I had no way of knowing what my hair was going to look like when I pulled the braids/rags out. Do you know how nerve-wracking that is, especially if you have an event to go to (*cough* my brother's wedding)? Would the curls be too tight? Would they end up in funny places? I developed my own way of doing nice randomly chunky waves. Here's how to get some nice messy random waves, without sleeping on a head of uncomfortableness. I absolutely LOVE the randomness of these curls. Have you seen this method done before? "How do you put your hair in the flat iron without burning your fingers? " Feel free to Pin!!

DIY - MAKE YOUR OWN WAX FOR HAIR REMOVAL. I was chatting with someone on my flight back from my vacation.

DIY - MAKE YOUR OWN WAX FOR HAIR REMOVAL

She lived in another country where salons are hard to come by or if they are around, they aren't very good. So, sometimes a girl has got to depend on herself. You can make one on your own so easily. So when I described it to her, she loved it and she said I just have to put it up online. So here goes: Wax recipe Ingredients 2 cups sugar ¼ cup water ¼ cup lemon juice Method Pour the sugar, water and lemon juice in a saucepan, and heat it over a low flame. How do you know it is done? Take a glass of water and put a drop of wax into it. Benefits of making your own WAX: 1. Waxing strips: We used to do this in college all the time. NOTE: The inner facing fabric of the jeans should be the one touching your skin otherwise if you use the opposite side, your skin will probably get blue with the denim color.

Waxing technique Test the temperature before applying the wax to your skin. Benefits of Waxing 1.